Student Headquarters


Degree Resources

Get the nuts and bolts information, resources, handbooks, and forms you need for degree planning, writing your portfolio, meeting degree requirements, and more.  

  • Handbooks
  • Forms
  • Degree Planning Resources
  • Fulfilling Gen Eds
  • Taking Time Off
Academic Support

In addition to your academic advising team, UMass Amherst offers you a slate of academic support services designed to help you stay on track academically and push you past the finish line.

  • Library
  • Tutoring
  • Disability Services
  • Learning Online/Study Tips
Community Resources

You are not alone. Community resources are available to support you on your journey. Connect with affinity groups, get help with childcare, talk with fellow students and alumni, and more. 

  • Active Military and Veterans
  • Child Care
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • First Generation
  • Friends of UWW
  • UWW on Facebook
Technical Support

From technical requirements for online learning to getting tech help and free software, learn about the computer support available to you as a UMass Amherst student. 

  • IT Guide for Students
  • Technical Support
  • Computer Requirements
  • Getting a New Computer 
  • Free Software

Each year, UMass Amherst and UWW award thousands in scholarship assistance. Learn more about scholarship and microgrant funds, and how you can apply. 

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Meet Your Support Team

Learn about and connect with the advisors, faculty, and staff who are here for you every step of the way. 

Interdisciplinary Studies Faculty and Staff Learn more.

Top Announcements

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Pass Fail Policies Announced for Spring 2021
UMass Amherst has issued new pass/fail guidelines for spring 2021.
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R1 Exam April 28-29
The next R1 Exemption Exam, the second of two held each semester, is coming up on April 28-29. The deadline to register is April 21.
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Deaf Studies Course Debuts in Fall 2021
Myles Sanders, UWW Part-Time Lecturer and Academic Advisor, will be teaching Introduction to Deaf Studies, a new online course starting in fall 2021.
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Exciting Courses for Degree Planning
Review these exciting UWW special topics courses and brand-new course
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Clarifying Public Health Guidance for Local UWW Students
UWW students may continue reporting to their on-site jobs and engage in
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Tutoring Options for Spring 2021
Tutoring is available through ThinkingStorm for a variety of spring online
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Lifelong Learner Juniper Institute
New Student Orientation Materials Available
You can now review a webinar video recording, as well as the PowerPoint
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Change in Prior Learning Portfolio Fees Delayed to July 1
Beginning July 1, 2021, the prior learning portfolio fee for 15 credits or
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You did it! Learn everything you need to know about graduating and about your commencement ceremonies. 

Graduation Learn more.